Hardware requirement

Reshmakov Roman ml at rrv.ru
Sat Apr 28 14:08:38 UTC 2007

We sucessfuly use amd64 arch on Intel Xeon CPUs.

> On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 12:56:04PM +0100, mukul choudhuri wrote:

>> Would U Plz. tell me about MAX amount of RAM freeBSD supports per
>> processor in SMP systems?

> Depends on the architecture. A 32 bit x86 chip can address 4GB, unless
> you have the PAE extension in the kernel. In that case it is 64
> GB. Beware that some drivers are not compatible with PAE.

> The amd64 architecture has been tested with 8 GB.

> For other architectures, see the release notes:
> http://www.nl.freebsd.org/releases/6.2R/hardware.html 

>> Does a dualcore system be considered as SMP system? Say an AMD X2 or Core2Duo?

> Yes, AFAIK.

> Roland

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 Reshmakov                          mailto:ml at rrv.ru

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